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Cambridge, MA
10000+ employees
1636
College / University
Colleges & Universities
$10+ billion (USD) per year
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Yale University, Stanford University, Princeton University

Many parents dream of sending their children to Harvard -- and at more than $50,000 a year in undergraduate costs, some even dream of being able to afford it. Harvard, the oldest institution of higher learning in the US, is home to Harvard College (undergraduate studies) and ... Read more

Harvard University Reviews

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    Former Employee - Researcher in Cambridge, MA
    Former Employee - Researcher in Cambridge, MA

    I worked at Harvard University full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits, lots of flexibility, wonderfully interesting work

    Cons

    Slow admin processes, lacking space to try new things

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Harvard University Interviews

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    Research Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Interview

    Great interview process. Based on limited experience interview was designed to accommodate my expertise at the time. It was a very interactive process with great feedback. My interviewer was attentive during the whole process

    Interview Questions

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Harvard University Awards & Accolades

  • Best Companies for Workers Over 50, AARP, 2009
  • Best Companies for Workers Over 50, AARP, 2008

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